Sunday, June 28, 2009

New Sidewalk

A few weeks ago we contracted with a fine young local fellow to install a new sidewalk for us. This is a "before" picture" I dug up from the archives.

And here is the after picture.

M'Lady and I were very pleased with how it came out.

He replaced the patio stones in the before picture with cobblestones we picked out and installed them in a running bond pattern - after he laid down limestone and sand, tamping it firm. He also raised the sidewalk so there wasn't such a huge step up from ground level and crowned it so the rain runs off both sides.

I will definitely have some more projects for him to work on in the future.

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